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Cross, Mary (1768–1827)

Mary Cross was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing 10 Muslin handkerchiefs & 16 yards of taffety silk. She arrived in Sydney in 1790 as part of the Second Fleet aboard the Lady Juliana.

By 1793 she was living in a common law marriage with John Cross.

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'Cross, Mary (1768–1827)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cross-mary-24838/text33419, accessed 26 January 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Davidson, Mary
  • Davison, Mary
  • Davis, Mary
Birth

1768
Kirkaldy, Fife, Scotland

Death

13 December 1827
Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia

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